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09-10-2011, 01:10 PM
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Originally Posted by htk30 View Post
This is the stupidest argument as to why Bylsma is a good coach and I never understood it. Does everyone think the Pens are just the Isles lite without Crosby and Malkin? People act like having a team that's, what, 3 years removed from a Cup winning games is some great feat. I think if he was actually a GREAT coach, he would have managed to make it out of the first round last year.

Now I can understand why Trotz is considered a good coach.

As for Torts I would put him somewhere in the 5-8 range.
The Pens are a good team w/o Crosby and Malkin, but they werent NEAR as good as their record showed. Bylsma very much deserved his J.A. Award.

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